Scott Pranger is the principal manager for the Pranger Family Foundation, founded in 2012 to get involved with education, community affairs and religious causes. From 2004-2012, Pranger was the CEO and owner of EQI, LTD., which sources metal castings, forgings, and fabrications from suppliers around the globe to customers in 13 countries. Prior to EQI, Pranger served as vice president of Kurdziel Industries, Inc., for 20 years. In 2015, Pranger lost his wife, Cathleen, to ALS after a nearly 15-year battle. In her honor, he has been a strong supporter of the ALS Association. He is a 20-year board member of Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes and supports numerous Christian organizations around the world. Pranger resides in Spring Lake, Michigan, and has one son attending college and a daughter living in Florida with three grandchildren.